37 days ago

Poll: Does the building consent process need to change?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We definitely need homes that are fit to live in but there are often frustrations when it comes to getting consent to modify your own home.
Do you think changes need made to the current process for building consent? Share your thoughts below.

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

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Does the building consent process need to change?
  • 91.4% Yes
    91.4% Complete
  • 8% No
    8% Complete
  • 0.7% Other - I'll share below!
    0.7% Complete
1816 votes
More messages from your neighbours
2 days ago

Could the jury service process be improved?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Every year, thousands of New Zealanders are called up to serve as jurors in the High and District Courts, and it's an important way to contribute to your country.

But for some, jury service can be a huge disruption and a financial burden. Do you think changes could be made to our jury service system to address these challenges?

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1 hour ago

Weather warnings for Auckland

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Thunderstorms and strong wind are taking place in Auckland today.

Here's what you need to know:
- A period of severe gale southwesterlies is expected in Auckland and MetService have issued a severe thunderstorm watch and an orange strong wind warning.
- Air NZ is contacting customers booked to fly in and out of Auckland this afternoon, warning of potential flight disruptions due to strong winds forecast to hit the city.
- NZTA warn of strong winds between 10am-12pm today so the Harbour Bridge will have lane reductions, reduced speeds and a 4x4 lane layout. Caution is especially needed for motorcyclists and trucks. NZTA said "Today there is also a possibility that all lanes on the bridge could close temporarily."
- Strong wind gusts could damage trees, powerlines and unsecured structures. Driving may be hazardous, especially for high-sided vehicles and motorcycles.

Be safe, neighbours!

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10 hours ago

Which transport projects would you pick?

Auckland Transport

Our transport plan for Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is designed to make our city the best it can be.

There are a lot of projects to work on, but we can’t do them all at once. That’s why we need you to help us decide which projects are prioritised first.

Have your say with our 5 min survey here by 17 June 2024.

The plan is looking to make improvement to:
Travel choices for Aucklanders, including train, bus, ferry, car, cycle or on foot.
Road infrastructure conditions.
Road safety.
Support growth and economic productivity.
Environmental outcomes.

Looking forward to your feedback.
Find out more

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